Graduate of Education in ESL Catalog - General Information - Admission Full-Time | Judson University Christian College

Admission Procedure Full-Time

Application packets for admission to the Master of Education Program with ESL/Bilingual Endorsement can be obtained by contacting the administrative assistant for Graduate Programs in Education at Judson University 847/628-1105.

Completed application packets should be mailed or delivered to the Co-coordinator of the Master of Education Program with ESL/Bilingual Endorsement with all of the ancillary materials provided in full. Mailing Address: Judson University, Dr. Gillian Stewart-Wells, Co-coordinator—Master of Education Program with ESL/Bilingual Endorsement , 1151 N. State Street, Elgin, IL, 60123.


The Master of Education Program with ESL/Bilingual Endorsement at Judson University offers the prospective graduate student the opportunity to examine and enhance his/her knowledge base and instructional repertoire with regard to effective research-based practices that are grounded in time-tested, best practice methodology.

Admission to the program is open to the most qualified applicants. A prospective student is reviewed on the basis of the profile material submitted with the application and may then be invited to interview with the Program Coordinator. Admission is offered to the student whose overall profile, interview, and 300 word narrative that most closely reflect the ability to succeed in and the ability to contribute to this graduate degree program.

Judson University does not discriminate against any applicant due to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, or disability.

Notice of Decision

Decisions regarding admission are determined by the Coordinator of the Master of Education Program with ESL/Bilingual Endorsement, the Dean of the School of Education and the University Graduate Council, according to the criteria below.

Applicants will be notified by mail regarding their application status once the application and all ancillary materials are submitted and have been reviewed. Questions regarding application status may be directed to the administrative assistant for Graduate Programs in Education by calling 847/628-1105.

Note: Application packets that are not complete will not be reviewed.

Required ancillary materials to be submitted in the Application Packet:

  • Application form—completed, signed, and dated.
  • Application fee of $40.00. Make check payable to Judson University.
  • Official signed and sealed transcript(s) of all college work. A grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale is preferred.
  • Two letters of reference. One letter should be provided by someone who can speak to the candidate's professional experience as an educator. The second letter should address the candidate's character and should be provided by someone other than a family member. Each letter should be in a sealed envelope with the writer’s signature crossing the seal.

The whole of the above will be considered regardless of any particular strengths or weaknesses within a single component.

Registrar Office Staff

Virginia L. Guth
Associate Vice President for Student Success/University Registrar


Maria L. Aguirre
Assistant to the Registrar
Graduate Programs
Study Abroad Programs


Heather Johnson
Assistant Registrar
Adult Programs


Susan J. Kunze
Assistant to the Registrar
Traditional Programs


Caitlin Kiel
Student Records
Transcript Ordering
Enrollment Verifications


Kirsten Olson
Transfer Student Director


Jill A. Hargis
Graduation Auditor

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